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Boat dealers sell new or used boats, or both, in combination with other activities, such as repair services. They may also sell new or used boat engines, trailers, marine supplies, and parts and accessories. A single dealer may sell several brands of boats and boats of different sizes and types. ranging from personal watercraft to large yachts.
Barton & Gray Mariners Club is bringing yachts to Miami because of the area’s recent economic resurgence.
Adam Alexander is the fifth-generation operator of the family-owned J.O. Brown & Son Inc., a boatyard that has been on the Maine island of North Haven since 1888. It provides fuel, boat maintenance and storage, hardware supplies, boat-taxi services and, not the least, local color to the North Haven waterfront.
Marinas have life cycles, with ups and downs and, sometimes, an inglorious end. Some tired old facilities just fade away and are torn down, replaced by hotels, condo complexes and the like. Others get a second chance.
Three years after it was devastated by a tsunami triggered by the 2011 earthquake in Japan, Santa Cruz (Calif.) Harbor is in full operation, with all docks in working order.
West Marine today reported higher third-quarter revenue, but lower profits and said comparable-store sales rose less than 1 percent.
The Freedom Boat Club will celebrate its 25th anniversary Friday with a community event on Venice Beach in Florida.
Marinalife named the Nantucket (Mass.) Boat Basin and Haven Harbour Marina in Maryland as winners in the fifth annual 2014 Best Marina Contest.
Low water levels on Vermont’s Lake Champlain have challenged boat dealers and marinas that are trying to pull boats and winterize them and have left some boats stranded as some ramps have dried up.
The St. Augustine Municipal Marina was designated the second Clean and Resilient Marinain Florida and is the first municipal marina in the region to earn the designation.
The Manhattan Yacht Club could lose control of North Cove Marina as other and larger companies compete for the right to operate the New York site.